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Welcome to Suzuki Strings!
This book offers a rare opportunity for teachers to benefit from the knowledge and experience of ten master teachers. In his or her own words, each contributor discusses the Suzuki philosophy and how it can best be put into practice. The subject is addressed in a logical fashion, moving from the theoretical to the practical, with contributors' i...
This interactive, practical book for teachers not only contains creative ideas for group classes, but also includes mental energizers, room for notes, and brainstorming concepts for planning personalized group classes. It is divided into three sections: Part I lays the foundation for the educational philosophy behind group learning, Part II focu...
This is a great book for any parent out there struggling. Its funny anicdotes really ring true and resonate. This gives a realistic view of what being a suzuki parent is really like.
In this sequel to Nurtured by Love, Dr. Suzuki states that "the fate of the child is in the hands of his parents." With this book he shows how to create a warm environment which will encourage any child to become a happy, loving and talented human being.
Finger Tape Dispenser
Introducing our new brand Accord.
Strong, durable mylar tape. Available in three distinct colours in our handy dispensers that will fit neatly in your case. This tape is 3mm wide and over 100ft long. This is nearly 4 times the length of our shimmer tape. For Violin, Viola and Cello. Designed to help students play in tune.
Alphabet cards help students understand and learn the musical alphabet and intervals
Using alphabet cards helps students:
Be fluent with the musical alphabet forwards and backwards
Identify notes on the staff using grand staff cards
Write scales using a matching colored wild card (included) and sharps or flats (folding st...
100 Stickers to reward students
SR-11 Magic Pad
The Artino SR-11 Magic Pad is a revolutionary shoulder pad that provides ease of use and comfort. Ideally used for young children with smaller necks.
Incorporating a reusable adhesive pad, the Magic Pad can be secured on the instrument without using any straps or rubber bands. Various colors and shapes are available.
Bags of Classics for Violin is filled with favourite melodies from famous works of classical music, arranged for the grade 3-4 player who is developing position work and perhaps trying vibrato. Selected and arranged by leading string pedagogue Mary Cohen to lie well under the hand, it introduces a wide variety of styles and sound worlds, from Vi...
Bags of Folk is a wonderful introduction to the world of traditional music, arranged by leading British string pedagogue, Mary Cohen - especially for Grade 1-2 (Early Elementary to Elementary) violinists. The pieces are gradually progressive and all based around the first two finger patterns. Titles include traditional American, Irish, English a...
Bags of Style takes you on a fantastic musical journey through ten centuries of time, from the 12th to the 21st century. This is great material for concerts, or to liven up history or drama lessons. Each piece is complete in itself, so does not need an accompaniment, but for fun you could ask a friend to improvise a simple rhythm on drum or perc...
Bags of Fun for Violin is packed with imaginative pieces for absolute beginners: try chattering with skeletons, making a gate creak, admiring an octopus trampolining, and watching frogs doing high jump!
Bags of Tunes is an irresistible collection of tunes for solo violin, written and arranged by leading string pedagogue Mary Cohen especially for beginners. The pieces are gently progressive and all based around the first finger pattern - excellent for consolidation work alongside any teacher or for enjoyable sight-reading practice.
Using the notes in first position to teach reading of the bass clef. The reverse of the card shows the letter names and where to find them on the fingerboard of the Cello. It comes in a transparent hard shell case to keep cards securely.
Suzuki teacher and author, Christine Goodner, explores what it takes to make music lessons work in our busy, modern lives in her first book, Beyond the Music Lesson: Habits of Successful Suzuki Families. Using exclusive interviews, current research, and Goodner's own experience as a student, parent, and teacher, this book gives practical advice,...
These are great to get kids focused on particular fingers. They can be used on left or right hands. They are especially good for developing shifting and vibrato as the eyes vibrate with movement. They come in five colours. (Supplied at random)
The is a beautiful Set that is great way to enhance any outfit. This makes a great present for both the young and old.
The big blue jello cards - set 1 are a larger version of our popular blue jello cards - set 1 and feature the same 58 patterns.
Their larger size is multi-purpose and especially useful for larger groups and classes.
Just like the smaller cards, Big Blue Jello Cards - Set 1 are used to teach a fun vocabulary of rhythmic words for r...
The blue jello cards - set 2 follow the blue jello cards – set 1 as an exciting way to learn rhythm.
Designed for music students who have learned and enjoyed the blue jello cards – set 1, it features 14 rhythm sequences from set 1 and 15 new rhythm sequences for students to explore.
Use these cards to help students:
Learn a fu...
The blue jello rhythm puzzles is a set of two durable foam puzzles with endless possibilities.
They are a hit with individual lessons, group classes, in the classroom and at home.
Write single notes and rests, combinations of rhythms such as "jel-lo jel-lo" (four eighth notes) and "gooseberry" (eighth note and two sixteenth notes)...
Side 1 features a note, a rest or common grouping of notes and rests.
Side 2 features the matching Blue Jello drawing. Besides being so much fun, Blue Jello drawings help bring the Blue Jello words to life, especially for visual learners.
47 double sided cards
Cards are 5 inches (13 cm) long and 4 inches (10 cm) ...
This is the most flexible shoulder rest on the market. The Bonmusica Violin Shoulder Rest is height, width, and curve adjustable so that the player may obtain a precise fit and be as comfortable as possible. The curved padded base can be easily manipulated to fit the exact contour of the player's shoulder, holding the instrument in place while p...
Two-piece set contains: 1 Frog thumb/index finger shaper for Violin/Viola, plus 1 Hold Fish pinky support for Violin/Viola Features & Benefits: Positions and supports all fingers of the right hand Fingers still contact bow in all the customary places Adjustable Fit to help beginning bow hands aged 3 - Adult Fits all bow sizes Made in the USA...
This simple idea is an excellent way to get students to focus on the action required for a good bow arm, letting them concentrate on dropped elbows, raised wrists and parallel bowing to the bridge.
Its very simple and fun to use. Please remember that this is to be used with adult supervision.
The BowStopper is a great tool for helping young string players in managing their bowing. I recommend the BowStopper over tape or hair barrettes because it places emphasis on learning by feeling rather than sight thus allowing the player to focus all attention on the music. - Regina Carter, Jazz ViolinistHow it works: 1. Clamp the BowStopper ont...
stickers to reward students
Luxurious feel to this beautiful scarf that will make a fabulous gift or make a smashing accompaniment to any outfit.
Classroom Set now includes Big Blue Jello Cards Set 2
The Classroom Set was designed specifically for working with groups in a classroom setting. These materials are perfect for groups as small as four students or as large as 24.
If additional funds are available, we recommend also considering a Puppy Packet, a ...
Clip on Tuners are great for tuning. They use the vibrations through the instrument meaning that you don't have to worry about ambient noise interfering with the readings.
Uncompromised ComfortThe Comford "Junior" Model fits 3/4 to 1/2 size violins and uses attached elastic bands and hooked feet to secure the cradle to the instrument, instead of the metal flexing arms as featured on the 4/4 models, high quality elastic bands easily hook around both corners on the back of the violin. Based on the human shoulder str...
These fun bow stops work great. They fix to the bow and the feet fit just below the bow hair to help train specific bow distribution. Available in 6 different colours. Sold individually.